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MNRE reconfirmed that Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) or Ocean Planning is an important tool for ocean management for the Pacific Island countries where ~98% of the area is ocean, and where livelihoods, food security, cultural wellbeing, and economic...
The atlases for Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu were produced over the last 2 years by GRID-Arendal for the MACBIO project in collaboration with SPREP, IUCN and GIZ. Combined, the atlases feature over 200 maps...
 ...the marine environment (temperature, pressure, salinity, light, nutrients, oxygen, currents, physical structures, etc.) and the species that inhabit it vary dramatically with depth. One just has to read the latest articles about ...
This assessment provides a blueprint for efficient gains in marine conservation through the extension of the current MPA system in the CT region. Moreover, similar data could be compiled for other regions, and globally, to design ecologically...
Climate-related drivers of change – such as ocean warming, acidification, and deoxygenation – will alter ocean conditions and lead to changes in marine ecosystem structure and functioning, as well as the redistribution of the services that the...
The purpose of this course is to explain how Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) can be used to implement ecosystem-based management. This course fills this gap by using a step-by-step approach for developing and implementing CMSP. It...
While area-based approaches to marine management have a long history, Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) has risen to become the dominant marine management paradigm...While MSP has become a popular subject of academic scrutiny, there is a dearth of...
Local marine stakeholders were invited to celebrate the launch of new, world-class information which will help Tonga"s ocean planning, at a recent event in Nuku"alofa.Click on the link below to read the full article.
Mauritius and Seychelles are both working towards achieving economic development and at the same time encouraging the conservation of land and marine environment. Mauritius has much to gain from Seychelles' experience in promoting ocean conservation...
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UEVs) or drones can become an essential tool in environmental protection and conservation conference...Drones are especially useful in drawing up a successful protected area management plan.Click on the link below to read...